Sute Kaga

Sute Kaga

She was born on 25 March 1887. Her maiden name is Sute Sumikawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Nobu Sumikawa (mother), Samyo Sumikawa (father), Natsugoro Kaga (husband; deceased), and Yasuaki Kaga (son). Her home address is listed as No. 101, Japanese Town, No. 5, Cumberland, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Taber, AB.


Regularized NameSute Kaga
Custodian Identification Number5159
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Taber, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


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